MANSFIELD, Mass. – The Saint Anselm College women's soccer team landed three student-athletes on the All-Northeast-10 Conference teams, as junior forward Corey Murray was an All-NE10 Third Team selection and freshmen midfielders Suzanne Cotter and Nicole White earned spots on the league's All-Rookie Team on Friday.
LINK: NE10 Release
Murray's third team recognition made her the first Saint Anselm student-athlete named to one of the three all-conference teams since Rachel Gillies in 2015. The nods for White and Cotter brought the Hawks' total to five All-Rookie selections in the last five seasons.
In her junior season, Murray tallied a team-high 16 points on a team-best seven goals and two assists, while also leading the Hawks in shots (26). Her seven goals were tied for fourth-most in the NE10 and her 16 points were sixth-best in the league. Murray had two goals and one assist for a career-high five points in a 5-0 victory over Nyack on Sept. 5 and went on to score in five different games in conference play.
Murray has played in 50 games over her three years on the Hilltop, recording 35 points on 15 goals and five assists for the Hawks.
In her rookie season, Cotter totaled seven points on two goals and three assists while starting all 16 games for Saint Anselm. The seven points put her in a four-way tie for second on the team and her three assists were second to only White on the squad. Cotter had a goal and an assist in her collegiate debut, a 5-1 victory over Caldwell on Sept. 3 and scored the game-winning goal against American International on Oct. 21.
White recorded seven assists in seven games before being sidelined with an injury in late September. At the time of her injury, White was leading all of NCAA Division II in assists and, despite missing over half the season, she still tied for the NE10 lead in assists this season. White matched the program record with four assists in her first collegiate game in the victory over Caldwell, tying a record that has stood since 2006.
Saint Anselm was in contention for a spot in the 2017 Northeast-10 Conference Women's Soccer Championship until the final day of the regular season and finished the season with a 6-8-2 (4-8-2 NE10) record.